Sunday, September 28, 2008

Implied Volatility Models Conference

Implied Volatility Models

Every year, the Bendheim Center for Finance organizes a concentrated conference on a specific topic, alternating between themes in mathematical finance and in financial econometrics. In 2009, the conference theme will be a topic in financial econometrics.

In 2008, the conference will be a topic in financial mathematics, specifically: Implied Volatility Models.

Dates: October 10-11, 2008
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Huntington Beach, California
Conference organizers: Yacine Ait-Sahalia, Rene Carmona
Registration: Open to the public, subject to a registration fee (waived for our corporate affiliates). Please contact Phyllis Fafalios for further information. Financial support from JP Morgan is gratefully acknowledged.

Robert Engle will be the conference special dinner speaker. The following invited speakers will be presenting papers at the conference:

David Bates (University of Iowa)
Henri Berestycki (EHESS Paris)
Rene Carmona (Princeton University)
Peter Carr (Bloomberg)
Bruno Dupire (Bloomberg)
Jean-Pierre Fouque (UC Santa Barbara)
Peter Friz (University of Cambridge)
Jim Gatheral (Merrill Lynch)
Jakub Jurek (Princeton University)
Roger Lee (University of Chicago)
Dilip Madan (University of Maryland)
Martin Schweizer (ETH Zurich)
Michael Terhanchi (University of Cambridge)
Jean Jacod (Universite de Paris-6)
Liuren Wu (Baruch College)
Peter Christoffersen (McGill University)
Kris Jacobs (McGill University)
Dante Amengual (Princeton University)
Sergey Nadtochiy (Princeton University)